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TAG: electric equipment

Case delivers first electric backhoe loaders

March 2, 2021By

Two Case 580 EV backhoes from Case Construction Equipment have been delivered and are currently working with utilities in New York. New York State Gas & Electric (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E), Avangrid subsidiaries will debut its first electric backhoe at a special event. National Grid took delivery of its first electric backhoe earlier this year. The backhoes... read more

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine partner to produce electric compact excavators

July 28, 2020By

Doosan Bobcat North America and Green Machine Equipment have teamed up to produce electric/hydraulic Bobcat compact excavators. read more

LM Gallery: January 2019

January 16, 2019By
LM Growth Summit 2018 (Photo: Seth Jones)

Check out a few of the places where the LM team made its rounds recently. read more

The buzz on electric equipment

August 29, 2018By
Man on mower (Photo: LandCare Pasadena)

When Greenworks Commercial unveiled its Lithium Z mower line this summer, the manufacturer joined Mean Green Mowers in the commercial zero-turn electric mower market. This segment was bound to gain a competitor. Shipments of electric outdoor power equipment products (both corded and cordless) are projected to see a 51 percent growth rate from 2015 to 2019, according to data from... read more

Battery boon: Breaking down the benefits of battery-powered equipment

December 18, 2017By
(Photo: Merit Service Solutions)

Electric equipment continues to prove its place in the landscape industry. Batteries last longer, equipment is lighter and more operators see these machines as comparable to gas. Landscape contractors share the benefits, setbacks and trends for battery-powered equipment. Making the switch With 90 percent of his equipment being electric, Ron Rose—owner of EQ Grounds in Auburn Hills, Mich.—says it has... read more

BrightView to deploy zero-emission, low-noise equipment

May 10, 2017By

BrightView purchased and is in the process of deploying electric mowers and other electric landscaping equipment this spring. “We design, develop, maintain and enhance landscapes for clients who have unique requirements regarding noise or environmental impacts and, in many cases, both,” said Jeff Herold, president of BrightView Landscape Services. “Recent advances in zero-emission technology are allowing us to look at this... read more